12 days in Egypt Itinerary

12 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
2
Dahab
— 2 nights
3
Hurghada
— 2 nights
4
Luxor
— 2 nights
5
Giza
— 2 nights

2
nights
Sharm El Sheikh

An enviable location on the southern end of the Sinai Peninsula and year-round warm weather boost tourism in Sharm El Sheikh and make it one of Egypt's premier travel destinations.
On the 12th (Sat), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: bet on your favorite at Ghibli Raceway and then buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary tool.

Seoul, South Korea to Sharm El Sheikh is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Seoul to Sharm El Sheikh. Traveling from Seoul in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Sharm El Sheikh: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
Ghibli Raceway ©
Ghibli Raceway

2
nights
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 14th (Mon), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Dahab trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Dahab can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Dahab

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Hurghada

Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Mosque El Mina Masjid and then buy something for everyone on your list at Senzo Mall. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Make your Hurghada itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Dahab to Hurghada in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hurghada Marina ©
Hurghada Marina
Senzo Mall ©
Senzo Mall

2
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
On the 17th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Karnak Open Air Museum and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu, explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, and then pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Luxor online vacation planner.

You can take a bus from Hurghada to Luxor in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Hurghada in May, you will find days in Luxor are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Giza.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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ACE - Animal Care in Egypt ©
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

2
nights
Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary) and then explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Great Sphinx, thensteep yourself in history at Khafre's Pyramid, thenpick up a one of a kind souvenir at Bashayer, and finally examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Giza online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Luxor to Giza in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Luxor in May: highs in Giza hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Cairo
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Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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